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Working While Black: How to Best Navigate Today’s Work Environment

Working While Black: How to Best Navigate Today’s Work Environment

By July 1, 2020 | News

Author: Wadnes Castelly (ADCOLOR Content Team) Client Solutions Partner, Spotify   James Baldwin once said, “To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a state of rage almost all of the time — and in one’s work.” Baldwin said these words decades ago but the impact still rings […]

Black People, Rest.

Black People, Rest.

By June 24, 2020 | News

By Simeon Coker, Creative Social Entrepreneur (ADCOLOR Contributing Writer)   There’s more that Black people can say and do to ensure Black lives matter. But we shouldn’t have to–especially not at this moment in time.   Allies, read the room. Black people need a break. My friends need a break. I need a break. And […]

So You Want To Be An Ally.

So You Want To Be An Ally.

By June 11, 2020 | News

Author: Julian Castillo   Angela Davis once said, “I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I’m changing the things I cannot accept.”   And for as long as can be remembered, Black people have had to accept that our industries are not their allies. That is not something that changes overnight. Decades of […]

ADCOLOR 2020 Goes Virtual

ADCOLOR 2020 Goes Virtual

By May 28, 2020 | ADCOLOR, Conference, News

ADCOLOR brings the 2020 experience online due to global COVID-19 pandemic NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 — ADCOLOR, the premier organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries, today announced ADCOLOR 2020 will be going virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. This includes the ADCOLOR Conference, ADCOLOR […]

ADCOLOR Inside: Heavy is the Crown: The State of Women of Color in the Workplace

ADCOLOR Inside: Heavy is the Crown: The State of Women of Color in the Workplace

By April 20, 2020 | ADCOLOR, Conference, Uncategorized

By: Kendra Croft   Yesterday ADCOLOR Inside launched with a powerful panel led by six amazing women of color speaking their truth and dropping some valuable gems to help lighten the load.   Archana Gilravi, of the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Foundation, opened the panel by priming the audience with data and statistics that […]

ADCOLOR Inside

ADCOLOR Inside

By April 13, 2020 | ADCOLOR, Conference, News, Uncategorized

Introducing, ADCOLOR Inside: A Lunch and Learn Series Every Thursday at 1:30 PM ET   In the advent of staying inside the confines of our home, ADCOLOR is launching ADCOLOR Inside, a video series that gives people an inside look into some of the panel discussions from last year’s conference. Viewers will have the chance […]

ADCOLOR 2020 Heads to Atlanta to Celebrate Diversity Across Creative Industries

ADCOLOR 2020 Heads to Atlanta to Celebrate Diversity Across Creative Industries

By March 10, 2020 | ADCOLOR, Conference, Honorees, News, Nominees

Nominations for the 14th Annual ADCOLOR Awards open on March 16th, 2020 Presented by Facebook, Google|YouTube and Omnicom Group NEW YORK, NY (March 10, 2020) – ADCOLOR, the premier organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries, today announced ADCOLOR 2020 will be hosted, for the first time, […]

The New Normal: Navigating Male Allyship Today

The New Normal: Navigating Male Allyship Today

By November 8, 2019 | ADCOLOR, Conference

By The ADCOLOR Content Team ——— As marginalized groups continue mobilizing to have their truths and stories told, the importance of allyship has emerged as a regular subject in inclusion discussions. To expound on this important conversation, ADCOLOR and Jason Rosario (Founder, The Lives of Men) explored male allyship by asking the fundamental question—How can […]

Stand Up. Step Up. Speak Up.

Stand Up. Step Up. Speak Up.

By October 25, 2019 | ADCOLOR, Conference, Honorees, Nominees

By Akintayo Adewole, photographer and cinematographer ——— “Taking a stand” isn’t a new idea or a foreign concept. It’s a choice; an important choice that often few choose to make, usually out of ignorance, fear or indifference… but when we stand up for what we know is right, it helps others find the courage to […]

Defending the Latinx Diaspora

Defending the Latinx Diaspora

By September 24, 2019 | ADCOLOR, Conference

by Brandon Lee Heard, 2018 ADCOLOR Future Alumnus, Strategist at R/GA, and Black Afro-Latinx (He, Him, His) ——— There are more than 58.8 million Latinx people living in the United States. According to the US Census Bureau, that number is projected to double by 2060 comprising for nearly 30% of the total population. This multilingual, […]

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